Definisi 'extort'

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preposition
1 Extorted. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
2 obtain through intimidation Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

3 obtain by coercion or intimidation Terjemahkan
Example:
They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss
They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him
source: wordnet30

4 get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

5 To wrest from an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to exact; as, to extort contributions from the vanquished; to extort confessions of guilt; to extort a promise; to extort payment of a debt. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

6 To practice extortion. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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